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Synonyms for tempered
ˈtɛm pərdtem·pered

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  1. temperedadjective

    Antonyms:
    untempered

  2. temperedadjective

    The Pyncheon Elm, throughout its great circumference, was all alive, and full of the morning sun and a sweet-tempered little breeze, which lingered within this verdant sphere, and set a thousand leafy tongues a-whispering all at once. This aged tree appeared to have suffered nothing from the gale. — Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of the Seven Gables, Chapter 19.

    Antonyms:
    untempered

  3. temperedadjective

    1851 Not forged! and snatching Perth's levelled iron from the crotch, Ahab held it out, exclaiming -- Look ye, Nantucketer; here in this hand I hold his death! Tempered in blood, and tempered by lightning are these barbs; and I swear to temper them triply in that hot place behind the fin, where the white whale most feels his accursed life! — Herman Melville, Moby Dick.

    Antonyms:
    untempered

  4. temperedadjective

    1792 The downcast eye, the rosy blush, the retiring grace, are all proper in their season; but modesty, being the child of reason, cannot long exist with the sensibility that is not tempered by reflection — Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

    Antonyms:
    untempered

  5. temperedadjective

    Antonyms:
    untempered

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tempered, treated, hardened, toughenedadjective

    made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment

    "a sword of tempered steel"; "tempered glass"

    Synonyms:
    tough, toughened, set, hardened, inured, treated, case-hardened, enured, hard-boiled

    Antonyms:
    brittle, unmoderated, untempered, unhardened, unannealed

  2. temperedadjective

    adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element

    "criticism tempered with kindly sympathy"

    Synonyms:
    toughened, hardened, treated

    Antonyms:
    unannealed, unhardened, untempered, unmoderated, brittle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tempered":

    mitigated, attenuated, dimmed, tarnished, marred, moderated

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How to use tempered in a sentence?

  1. Brian Wenzel:

    It will dampen inflation talk, we would prefer that inflation gets tempered and the Delta variant could temper it. That's not the way we want to temper it, of course.

  2. John F. Kennedy, Inaugural Address, 1961:

    Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today, at home and around the world!

  3. Lord Ritchie-Calder:

    Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.

  4. Sean Penn:

    Only the U.S. constitution could sideline his presidency... As the administration that followed squandered the surplus with misguided wars, the devastation we face today would have been tempered today if he (Clinton) had continued as our commander in chief.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    ...One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.


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